Day’Ron Sharpe entered the NBA Draft on March 24th and his draft stock has been up and down the draft boards since putting his name in the hat. Ceiling is the Roof has collated the very latest mock drafts from multiple different sources with one week to go to the NBA Draft on Thursday 29th July 2021.
NBA teams will see Sharpe as a developing prospect, he has great hustle and athleticism, and although the Center position is slowly being overlooked, teams can’t deny his potential. Day’Rons passing skills for someone his size will separate him from the rest of the pack. The 19-year-old has a big future ahead of him.
Day’Ron Sharpe withdrew from the NBA Draft Combine and there was plenty of speculation into why Sharpe made this decision. Multiple experts are predicting where Sharpe will be drafted in next week’s NBA Draft, with the majority of mock drafts seeing Sharpe being picked up in the early second round. Sharpe has slipped down the draft boards from when he declared for the draft back in March, with a majority of the mock drafts saw him drafted just outside the lottery picks.
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Sharpe had a great first year in Chapel Hill averaging 9.5 PPG and 7.6 RPG in his one season with the Tar Heels. The five-star recruit out of Montverde Academy declared for the draft after an All-ACC Freshman season.
Day’Ron Sharpe is the only player from UNC this past year who is predicted to get drafted in the NBA Draft 2021 according to the Mock Drafts, his former teammate Sterling Manley declared he will be going pro and it will be interesting to see if any NBA or G-League teams pick up Manley over the next month.
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